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Taxodium sp., Bald Cypress

Taxodium sp.

Bald Cypress
Family: Cupressaceae   (Formerly:Taxodiaceae / Cupressaceae)
Subfamily: Taxodioideae
Origin: Southeastern United States, Mexico
Big tree > 20 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterFlood tolerant

Taxodiumis a genus of one to three species of extremely flood-tolerant conifers in the cypress family. Taxodium species grow pneumatophores, or cypress roots, when growing in or beside water; these are woody projections which rise above the water and are said to help carry oxygen to the root systems.


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Taxodium sp., Bald Cypress
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Taxodium sp., Bald Cypress
Taxodium ascendens 'Nutans'
Taxodium sp., Bald Cypress


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